Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
GAO-10-992R: Aug 12, 2010
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program. GAO found that (1) the final rule implements the provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs that adopt and successfully demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.